Relating to the Hero Arjuna

Understanding the Moral Struggle of the Warrior

Arjuna is immersed in a spiritual war between what is human and what is cosmic. This inner struggle is portrayed in the Bhagavad Gita (“The Song of our Lord”) as a battle between cousins over who has the right to rule. Khrisna, who is initially disguised as Arjuna’s charioteer tells Arjuna that he must accept his condition as a warrior…